Subject: HOMICIDE – 500B 8th Street
On today’s date at 12:45AM officers responded to the area of the 500B 8th St for the report of a man down. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim on the ground in the street suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Racine Fire Department Rescue personnel attended to the victim but he was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The victim is a 32 year old male. Pending family notification, his identity is not being released. Investigators are processing the scene in addition to interviewing persons nearby in order to locate witnesses that can help the investigators determine what happened.
Anyone with information pertaining to this investigation is asked to contact the Racine Police Department at 262-635-7700. Persons with information can also call CrimeStoppers at 262-636-9330.
We'll update as more information comes in ...
Here's the JT's story identifying the victim as Ronald A. Stapleton, 32, of Racine.